Episode 65. On today’s show, Rob Brown interviews futurist Christian Kromme on major tech trends in the accounting sector plus blending the digital world with the people and human side.
Christian Kromme is the founder of the Future-Proof Academy and an in-demand futurist, visionary, TEDx speaker and bestselling author of Humanification – Go Digital, Stay Human. He speaks about the disruptive influence of robotics, autonomous cars, internet of things, artificial intelligence on human behaviour and innovation.
Key takeaways from the full uncut interview include:
➜ What being a futurist means and how it parallel’s human nature
➜ What futurists do on a daily basis
➜ The best selling book: Humanification – Go Digital, Stay Human?
➜ The story of a unique journey from entrepreneur to futurist
➜ What stops many leaders and business owners from thinking far enough ahead to really make a difference
➜ How a futurist researches what’s coming up to disrupt the accounting profession
➜ One of the biggest drivers or motivators of change in any industry
➜ What makes accountants as a profession so uncomfortable with change and disruption
➜ How technological and organisational predictions can be based on nature and biology
➜ Insights into the next big technological AI wave and potential impacts in accountancy and fintech
➜ Why the AI wave is having or will have such a disruptive impact for many industries
➜ How technology and AI will impact accounting firms and jobs in the accountancy profession
➜ What jobs will be left in the accounting industry in coming years
➜ What will be the most in-demand skills in the legal and accountancy professions in the future
Connect to him here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christiankromme
NOTE TO LISTENERS:
This is a condensed highlights version of the full interview (usually 20-30 mins long), which you can catch as a bonus UNCUT episode at the weekend.
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